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Pocket Guidelines on Acute Coronary Syndromes in Patients Presenting without Persistent St-Segment Elevation

ESC Pocket Guidelines

Acute Cardiac Care
Cardiovascular Pharmacotherapy
Acute Coronary Syndromes

Publication Date: 2020

Chairpersons: Jean-Philippe Collet & Holger Thiele

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
    • Universal definition of myocardial infarction
    • What is new?
  • Diagnosis
    • Rapid ‘rule-in’ and ‘rule-out’ algorithms
    • Non-invasive imaging
    • Differential diagnosis
  • Risk Assessment and Outcomes
    • Biomarkers
    • Clinical scores for risk assessment
    • Bleeding risk assessment
  • Pharmacological treatments
    • Antithrombotic treatment
    • Pharmacological treatment of ischaemia
    • Managing oral antiplatelet agents in patients requiring long-term oral anticoagulants
    • Management of acute bleeding events
  • Invasive Treatments
    • Invasive coronary angiography and revascularization
    • Timing of invasive strategy
    • Recommendations for coronary revascularization
  • MINOCA and alternative diagnoses
  • Special populations
    • Heart failure and cardiogenic shock
    • Diabetes Mellitus
    • Chronic kidney disease
    • The older person
  • Long-term management of NSTEMI
    • Lifestyle management0
    • Pharmacological management
  • Management strategy